Vampires and werewolves fight it out in 1930’s Tokyo in P.A. Works’ new original anime, Sirius the Jaegar.
Sirius the Jaeger is entering P.A. Works’ diverse stable of original productions and is their first supernatural series since the 2012 adaptation of Another. The story will follow Yuliy, a young werewolf seeking to avenge his clan by killing the vampires that are responsible for their deaths. He is a member of a group called “The Jaegers,” which hunt vampires and seek out an artifact called “The Arc of Sirius.”
The series will star Yuuto Uemura (Hiro in DARLING in the FRANXX) as Yuliy. Other voice actors include Takahiro Sakurai, Kenyuu Horiuchi, Nanako Mori, Yusuke Kobayashi, Shunsuke Takeuchi, Rie Takahashi, Junji Majima, Takehito Koyasu, and Kenjiro Tsuda, although their roles haven’t been revealed.
Sirius the Jaeger is being directed by Masahiro Ando (Sword of the Stranger / Hanasaku Iroha) and have scripts written by Keigo Koyanagi (Regalia: The Three Sacred Stars). Kinu Nishimura (Gundam Reconguista in G) is designing the cast with Mai Matsuura (Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma) and Souichirou Sako (Magi: Adventure of Sinbad) serving as animation directors. The main staff is rounded out with Masaru Yokoyama (Your Lie in April) composing the soundtrack and Masahiro Sato (Sword of the Stranger assistant animation director) credited as the action animation director. Project SIRIUS is credited with the anime’s original work.
Sirius the Jaeger will premiere this July.